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Obama Asks Lawmakers for Short-Term Sequester Fix
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is asking Congress to come up with tens of billions of dollars in short-term spending cuts and tax revenue to delay automatic spending cuts scheduled to kick in March 1.
Obama said Tuesday he still believes the nation should move forward with a broad pac…
US Forest Firefighting Funds Not Fully Funded
Friday, a legislative admendment to restore over $600 million to the Disaster Assistance fund was rejected by the U.S. Congress.
In an Associated Press report, Senator Mark Udall of Colorado criticized the Senate's rejection of his amendment, which was co-sponsored by Montana Senator Jon Tester.…
New Bill Helps Hamilton Veteran Service Center
The "Honoring America's Veterans Act" which was recently signed into law helps reimburse veterans travelling to Vet Center from highly rural areas.
Montana Senator Jon Tester said that the bill includes a waiver to ensure veterans using telehealth facilities are not required to…

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